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Feb 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
technology including artificial organs, a synthetic blood, and robotic lynn's -- limbs. >> at first glance, you might mistake him for a person, but rex's body is more like a computer. >> i thought that was absolutely science fiction, so i thought it was very impressive. also the fact they are very close to end implantable artificial kidney that will be able to replace a failing kidney -- >> he has a pathetic form and had, so he is familiar with the challenges prosthetics users face. >> it is difficult to be told not only is this technology not ready yet, but when it becomes available, it will be so expensive that it will be completely out of the question. >> rex is not cheap, but he showcases what is possible with modern technology and creates hope for amputees around the world. >> that makes the $6 million man sound like a bargain. >> and that will be getting cheaper as technology gets less expensive, so we will be keeping an eye on that. thanks for joining us. >> for more, visit our website at dw.de. >> bye bye. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
with mexico and with all our technology and everything we do, we still have -- could you imagine now you are trying to control them all at the same time that is going to be a difficult thing to do. >> let me invite the panelists to address it and i eluted to this in my brief introduction on one excuse or part of all the extra constitutional measures the fact that they didn't occur in a vacuum. all of a rush of thinking and platitude profound problems, soldiers not being paid that are working with the radicals that paid better and more regularly. there was the question of involvement in but individuals it's well known in interpol and other law enforcement those that were involved as business partners with the people was illicit extremists because they are working together and everyone is happy together. >> before you fallen to a saturation of the insurgency their political legitimacy, the counterinsurgency without political legitimacy so how did you get the sequencing and how you get back to that of the discussion that i think with the emphasis on raising funds and military operation trai
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: former u.s. senator chuck hagel faced a hostile reception today from half of the committee that must sign off before he can become secretary of defense. his senate confirmation hearing centered heavily on criticism from his one-time republican colleagues. the atmosphere was friendly enough at the outset as chuck hagel began his big day before the armed services committee. he quickly sought to allay concerns on both sides about his positions on everything from iran to israel to nuclear weapons. >> no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs, or my record. my overall world view has never changed: that america has and must maintain the strongest milita
KTLN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
to the technology, modern technology. >> reporter: if their spiritual life is to be strenthened, egyptians must enter into a relationship with god, he says. but the country's new constitution may restrict their ability to do that. >> there is not religious freedom, but, of course, there are some restrictions, yes, especially for the building of the churches. >> reporter: do you think that's going to change? >> very slight change. very, very slight. not nearly the same. >> reporter: he refused to answer a question about shari'a, even though egypt's new constitution makes it the main source of law. he did discuss the kidnapping of young christian girls. many are forced to marry and convert to islam. >> this is very sensitive issue for us. and this has wounded our hearts. >> reporter: the pope says western human rights organizations can raise awareness and bring pressure, but the matter must be addressed by egyptians. suffering is nothing new to egyptian christians. they faced waves of persecution since the first century. more recently, nearly 100 coptic orthodox christians have been killed in egy
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am PST
investments that we make. >> but you think that because of technology and that kind of thing, americans today have many more opportunities in some sense than they had before? >> that's right. if you take median income and that means we haven't had this big improvement. >> which hasn't changed in the last 25 years. >> that really understates what's happened. i mean, would you rather be a gay man 20 years ago, 50 years ago? in africa and gdp didn't go up, but life spans almost doubled. literacy went from 20% to 16%. we don't capture all the wonderful things. i can use wikipedia for free and i can sit there with my son and explore new things. and, so, innovation is being underestimated today more than any time in history. i mean, we had the internet bubble where it was actually briefly overestimated. that was kind of uncomfortable, i think, but it's strange to be in such a funk because people look at political road block and some of the way that these measure things and they're not getting a sense of progress in the rich world and in the developing world. >> but when you look at washington and y
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am PST
absorb carbon out of the atmosphere. it's not a bad idea to find ute what technological applications to solve the carbon crisis that we're facing. but unfortunately a lot of the science is still in early stages and may have additional side effects that we don't fully understand yet. >> what are side effects? this is changing the bottom of the ocean, right? >> conceivably, what would happen is the phytoplankton at the surface would grow, according to minerals and iron that we seed the ocean with. and those would absorb it, being a plant those would absorb in decay absorb carbon, oxygen, and see sequester carbon out of the air. we don't know all of the potential impacts that they can have for food chains, also algae blooms toxic to animals as well as humans. early days of understanding what the long-term ramifications of the geoengineering would be. >> the ocean acidification. where are we going to go when our oceans die? when those oceans die, if they do, that's, to me, more important than the land being dry or getting more rain because of global warming climate change. we have to do
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
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FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >>> drones killing americans and just fayfication for it. reaction to all that and the effort to rebrand the republican party. with us, house majority leader eric eric cantor. >> more revenue increases? something you could sign on to. >> absolutely not. john, it's more of the same. we've got a real problem in this country. we know we're spending much more money than we have to the tune of a trillion plus dollars a year and it's got to stop. it's got to sto
KCSMMHZ
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
what was then the world's largest river hydroelectric plant. >> i'm not against technology and such a power plant in general, but we were never compensated even though we were promised. >> those promises were never kept. the people of the island should have been resettled on the island below the dam -- should have been, but they were not. today, as an exception because of our tv cameras, the border police take us to that island. he says it does remember -- resemble. >> my mother used to make jam. we have a lot of rose tips on our island, too. >> the dream was it would become just like the old level. even the fortress was carefully dismantled stone by stone and in part be built here -- rebuilt here. that is until the authorities changed their minds. not far away, we find the cemetery. the graves were dug up and moved. this is the cemetery -- at least what remains of it. he finds a jumble of bones piled in a whole -- hole. it is a macabre sight. >> they did not even go to the trouble to identify which bones belong to which tombstone. these are our ancestors, our heroes. >> pi
LINKTV
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
and organizations have been similarly attacked. technology journalist says the hacker group, anonymous, is responsible. >> anonymous are claiming responsibility for this and they've been very loosely politically actively hacking group, been responsible for an awful lot of increase in hacker activity the last couple of years. we had the spin-off from them, lulzsec. the chinese have been hacking, like most governments, engaged in hacking, but there's more public exposure of their hacks and i think a lot of this is really this stuff that is really spin-offs of anonymous. this is idealistic hacking. >> an emotionally apology from a japanese pop star is causing uproar on line. nanami shaved her head after breaking her management company's most important rule, no dating. >> a pop group, social phenomenon and money making machine for their management company. a.k.b.48 is japan's largest all female band. the singing sensation comprised of starlets in their teens and early 20's. the selling point, a word that combines the qualities of cuteness and innocence as it's become so important in the co
LINKTV
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> i'm not against technology and such a power plant in general, but we were never compensated even though we were promised. >> those promises were never kept. the people of the island should have been resettled on the island below the dam -- should have been, but they were not. today, as an exception because of our tv cameras, the border police take us to that island. he says it does remember -- resemble. >> my mother used to make jam. we have a lot of rose tips on our island, too. >> the dream was it would become just like the old level. even the fortress was carefully dismantled stone by stone and in part be built here -- rebuilt here. that is until the authorities changed their minds. not far away, we find the cemetery. the graves were dug up and moved. this is the cemetery -- at least what remains of it. he finds a jumble of bones piled in a whole -- hole. it is a macabre sight. >> they did not even go to the trouble to identify which bones belong to which tombstone. these are our ancestors, our heroes. >> piles of bones treated without respect. his mother lies here as well. sh
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 2:00pm EST
-span. president obama will honor the recipients of the national medal of science and national medal of technology and innovation, the highest honors bestowed by the u.s. government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. you will have it for you later in our program schedule. at the white house, jay carney held his daily briefing, addressing a number of issues including a bombing at the u.s. embassy in turkey today. >> does the president considered the attack on our embassy in turkey to be a terrorist attack? >> that is an excellent question a suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror, a terrorist attack. i think this is an incident that has just occurred and i don't want to get ahead of it, is being investigated. we strongly condemn what was a suicide attack against our embassy in ankara, which took place at the embassy's our security perimeter. details are still emerging about what exactly happened, who was responsible. it is clearly an act of terror. it caused -- cost hte life about least one individual, a turkish security guard. we are working with th
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 1:00am EST
of me today about specific programs, submarine programs, different areas of technology and acquisitions, and our superior technology. i said i do not know enough about it. i do not. there are many things i do not know about. if confirmed, i intend to know a lot more than i do. i will have to. but at the same time, i would never think that, as i said earlier, this is about me or that i will be running anything. i will be the leader. i will be responsible. i will be accountable, but i've got to rely on the right teams, right people to bring those to get there. it is accountability and responsibility. i would stop there, if they give you some sense of how i would intend to do this business. >> my theory of leadership is to hire good people and take credit for what they do. >> [laughter] >> you are a guy from nebraska and in the army, so i imagine you do not get up in the morning and think about the navy. i hope to correct that in the next few years, particularly in maine and other parts of the country. there's a multi-year procurement program that is in jeopardy because of the budget situa
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:30am EST
in technology and policy, from this years ces international consumer electronics show. monday night on the communicators on c-span2. >> at age 65, she was the oldest first lady when her husband became president. she never set foot in washington. her husband, benjamin harrison, died one month after his inauguration. meet anna harrison and the other people who served as first lady over 44 administrations. first ladies, influence and image, their public and private lives, interest, and influence on the president. season one begins presidents' day, february 18 at 9 p.m. eastern and pacific. >> the atlantic council hosted a discussion on the conflict in mali and stability in that part of africa. french troop surge continuing their advance into areas recently held by islamist militants. this began last year when the government was overthrown in a military coup. separatist groups in the north began fighting for independence shortly after and gained control of a large part of the country. this is two hours. >> good afternoon. my name is peter, i am the director of the michael africa center
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> the man at the center of the manti te'o fake girlfriend hoax, ronaiah tuiasosopo, told his side of the story in an interview with dr. phil mcgraw, telling him he pretended to be te'o's online girlfriend for years, creating her out of thin air, after hijacking the identity of a former high school classmate, diana o'meara, she became the face of the fictional lennay kekua, though she had no idea until a couple of weeks ago. in his first interview since the story broke, tuiasosopo told dr. phil he acted alone and ended up falling in love with manti te'o, the notre dame star linebacker. listen. >> were you in love with him? >> i mean, yeah. if i had pretty much had this escape of lennay from everything else and this was where, you know, my heart had pretty much invested, not just time, but all of my energy went into this
MSNBC
Feb 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
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PBS
Feb 5, 2013 12:00am PST
forces, cyber, investing in the kinds of technology going forward. and thats with a choice that was made, frankly n the budget going forward. >> the president promised to withdraw from iraq, de. the president promised to withdraw from january 2014 and he is. but has the mission in afghanistan been successful? >> yeah, well, a couple of points on that. first of all i think you're correct to point out that one of the maj procedure jokts that we undertook in the first term was to change the footprint of the united states and the world to. change the face of u.s. foreign policy and national security in the world. to move from an era of war, which we have been in for a number of years, to the next phase in terms of american leadership in the world so yes, the president determined as he said during the campaign in 2008 that we would withdraw from iraq and we have withdrawn from iraq an iran asi asi iraq stands on its own as a sovereign state. the president has said in conjunction with our allies, by the way, at the lisbon nato summit and confirmed at the chicago summit on afghanistan, nato sum
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org captioning sponsored by wpbt >> this is n.b.r. >> tom: good evening. i'm tom hudson. computer maker dell strikes a $24 billion deal to go private. what the buyout means for investors and the technology industry. >> susie: the u.s. government wants as much as $5 billion from standard and poors, officially accusing the credit ratings agency of fraud during the housing boom. >> tom: and earnings from a trio of consumer stocks finds us spending money on eating out and watching tv. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> tom: a bold new chapter for computer maker dell was opened today. michael dell said today he's taking the company he founded almost
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
, and there have also been technology advancements in places like iraq and afghanistan where we can survey of the borders. my friends on the arizona mexican border it gets as hot as 140 degrees and that is hard on people. as we have to do the technology side of testing what by the way they've been able to do and i am confident that we can make that progress to ensure our citizens that their lives are secure. we are in a secure building. every night to have drug people going across the property. they deserve security. but we can achieve that. we can achieve that and we are on the way to doing that. >> you said about six of the members are going to go with you. what can you see when you go to the border? >> first of all, they can see the fastness of the border to be the second thing they can see is the improvements that have been made. third, they can see the things that need to be done. talk to the men and women on the ground in the border patrol. the ones who are out there every day literally risking their lives to read there's nothing like having eyeballs and chuck and i found on the issu
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
other plan, but you know, law enforcement has some other things on their side. they have technology and in addition to just following footprints in the snow there's thermal technology that can be used. there's dogs, hound dogs and those things that help police time and time again. >> martha: we're going to hold you over the break, when we come back i want your answer to this question. he has said that he will use survival techniques, if he needs to to survive out there. what's the training in that? what can we expect from this man next? bill daley right after this break. we'll be right back. [ loud party sounds ] hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've gotine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my s
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
to this position. first, chuck is acutely aware that even in an age of rapid technological advances, our military capability and effectiveness depend on the quality and the morale of the people who serve our nation in uniform, as well as the families who support them. chuck received two purple hearts in vietnam, and he continued to fight for veterans and active duty military personnel. he knows that our people are the strongest assets. second, chuck's experience in vietnam shape his life in perspective. war for chuck hagel is not an abstraction. i am confident that if confirmed, he will ask the hard and smart questions before sending troops into battle. chuck hagel knows that the united states has vital interests that are worth fighting for and dying for. he also knows that war should be a last resort, and that our nation must effectively use all of our tools, not limited only to our military, to protect our important and to protect our vital interests. certainly, mr. chairman, there is a tension in these values, but it is a tension we should welcome in the thought process and in the advice that
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
and technological changes are empowering nonstate actors, like active this, corporations and terrorist networks. at the same time, we face challenges from financial contagion to climate change to human and wildlife trafficking that spill across borders and defy unilateral solutions. as president obama has said, the old post-war architecture is crumbling under the weight of new threats. so the geometry of global power has become more distributed and diffused as the challenges we face have become more complex and crosscutting. so the question we ask ourselves every day is, what does this mean for america? and then we go on to say how can we advance their own interests and also uphold a just, rules-based international order, a system that does provide clear rules of the road for everything from intellectual property right to freedom of navigation to fair labor standards? simply put, we have to be smart about how we use our power not because we have less of it. indeed the mite of our military and the size of our economy and the influence of our diplomacy and the creative energy of our people remain
CNN
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am PST
korea's nuclear technology has advanced back on the dmz it's business as usual. they spot a north korean soldier in the distance. this was once used for prisoner exchanges, until it was abandoned in the late 1960s. the bridge of no return is a stark reminder two koreas are still technically at war. this estranged relationship will deteriorate once north korea conducts it's third nuclear test. which could happen at any time. cnn, seoul. >> so there's an internet video clip, it's going around today. it sounds like bad karaoke but looks like armageddon. watch this. so if you listen closely here, you might just hear what is in the background. it's kind of a cheesy version of we are the world. you might remember that. what the clip is showing, this is manhattan under attack. north korean missiles flying around the world. the video posted by north korean propaganda web site hit the web just a few weeks after north korea successful launch of a satellite. so the original video was pulled from youtube after u.s. video game company complained the north koreans were using scenes from their war game
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. for ovnights can feel califolong and lonely.dren, i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep train is collecting pajamas for foster children, big and small. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a little cozier. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >>> tonight, his final interview. >> god gave me a very good hand to play over my 88 years. i have no regrets. >> the late great former new york mayor, ed koch. as brash as the city he led. >> i changed the city of new york. i gave people back their morale. >> his own words, a true american oerm. >> plus, game on. our super bowl preview, the big g
CNN
Feb 2, 2013 3:00am PST
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FOX Business
Feb 1, 2013 11:00am EST
it was a few years ago. they look great from the outside. the next aisle and technologies very important. dagen: super bowl ads, do they matter? >> i think they do. a lot of them will follow-up. if something does well, they will do more throughout the year. it is a very expensive buy and you may not have to buy in the game itself. you can buy during the pregame and it falls under that super bowl ad umbrella. people are talking about bw. who knows, maybe they will change things up a little bit and end up saving themselves. dagen: fair enough. good to see you. be well. we will talk to you soon. connell: quarter till the hour. let's bring the callback. nicole: looking pretty good here. oil and energy. i want to take a look at a couple of names that reported their quarterly numbers. exxon and chevron. they are both dow components. exxon is in the red. chevron has a gain of nearly three quarters of 1%. they both came out with their numbers. let's talk about exxon. they did see strong profits. they did see revenue in the period drop and also a buyback there. chevron, as well, they came out with doubl
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm PST
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LINKTV
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
other for food and goods and use sophisticated technology. in between, there is a range that fills the spectrum. all of these differences are cultural, learned behavior, the result of a complex interaction between our inventiveness and our natural environments. as we search for new horizons, our inventiveness thrusts us across the boundaries of space, into new worlds. this new view of earth dispels an ancient myopia -- the artificial boundaries of our states and the politics that often divide us. here is a vision of one planet and one family of humankind. but the view from earth reminds us of a common human dilemma, the rise and fall of our many ways of life. here, among the ruins of ancient civilizations, archaeologists are retracing the steps in a long and shared human odyssey. across two worlds, the old and the new, they are discovering the independent spark of the human genius, the many times and places that we have created grand civilizations. ancient egypt. as early as the 18th century, scholars came here to marvel at and study the great relics of the ancient sun kings. labor
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
for technology jobs. he's planning a trip to qatar to court foreign investors. gray announced plans to spend $100 million on new affordable housing. he hopes to make d.c. the greenest and most livable city in the u.s. >> i think it's obvious the long time residents as well as casual observers alike that the district is now a big league city. >> the mayor's address did get negative attention. a group protested outside over plans to close a number of schools because of low enrollment. >>> a new bill could make it harder to cheat on standardized tests in public schools. the testing integrity bill could make it a violation to facilitate cheating. it could require security training for teachers, proctors and monitors. the district has been plagued by cheating claims since a report recorded high rates of wrong -- at tests on more than 100 schools. >>> a new prince william county police chief. county supervisors named hudson chief of police. he's a 30-year veteran of the department. hudson joined the force as a patrol officer and worked up the ranks. he replaces charlie dean who retired after 24 years l
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00am EST
in the state of the district address last night. he said d.c. is poised to become a hub of technology jobs. he's planning a trip to qatar this year to quart foreign investors. he announced plans to spend $100 approximately on affordable housing. he hopes to make d.c. the greenest and most live valuable u.s. city, he says. >> i think it's obvious the long-time residence as well as casual observers alike that the district is now a big league city. >> the mayor's address did get some negative attention. a group protested outside over plans to close a number of schools. >>> let's check in again with tom kierein for the latest on our forecast outside on the storm team 4 weather deck. how does it feel? >> it's nice. we've got a little bit of a wind. it's not too bad. we have some sun here. i can see the difficult len nation between the clouds and where there is sun, northwest. there's the wind. live view from the view there at union station. you can see that flag moving in about 20 to 25-mile-an-hour wind. as we take a look at the next several days we going to have big changes. this afternoon, upper
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